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Your path to a brighter future

Whether you’re looking to further your education, upgrade your skills, or kickstart your career, NLC has the programs to start you on the right path.

We’ll help you get there.

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Level up at NLC

Northern Lights College provides affordable post-secondary education and workforce training to students across Northern BC and beyond. Experience an approachable and professional environment that’s inclusive for all.

7 Locations

100+ Programs

580+ Courses

Find the right program for you

Want hands-on, experiential education that sets you up to succeed in your field? That’s NLC. Browse our areas of study and take your first step towards something remarkable.

Continuing Education

NLC also offers a variety of short-term Workforce Training and Professional Development courses for upskilling and certification. Courses are available online and in-person.


Explore the North

Study in one of Canada’s most picturesque areas, located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. If escaping the busy city to enjoy nature is your thing, you’ve found the perfect place. Plus, with welcoming communities and a vibrant economy, employment opportunities abound.

Discover The North
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“1 out of every 15 jobs in the region is supported by the activities of NLC and its students.”

– Emsi Report, 2021
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Our commitment

We recognize the need for truth and reconciliation. Indigenous communities are an integral part of the future of NLC. We strive to incorporate Indigenous cultures, history and teaching methods into every campus.

Coming up

Social Services Worker Webinar

General Arts and Sciences Webinar

Last Day of Classes Spring